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Christmas Services at St. Mary's Kerrisdale

⭐ Celebrate Christmas with your parish family at St. Mary's.  Join us on Dec 24th for the children's Christmas Pageant at 3:00 PM and 4:30 PM Christmas Eve at 7:00 PM for Holy Communion with Carols then Midnight... Read More

Life Matters

Life Matters is a series of four “soup and buns” workshops designed to prepare you to plan for the inevitable end of life with courage and hope. Wonder where to start with your will? How to make decisions... Read More

Anniversary Sunday at St. John the Divine, MR

Note that there will be only one service on Sunday, May 8th, followed by a POT LUCK LUNCH – serving cold cuts and salad – PLEASE SIGN UP IN THE LOUNGE IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO COME FOR LUNCH. Regular service times... Read More

Soul Sunday

Join us for a soulful service of great gospel music and uplifting worship, with acclaimed gospel singer Warren Dean Flandez! All are welcome!   Followed by a free Welcome Back BBQ. RSVP in the Narthex,... Read More

St. Mary's Kerrisdale: Christmas Season

We have a wonderful Christmas season planned that we would love for you to take part in. Take a peak at this poster, make plans to join us, and invite friends! While you're at it, why not share this poster too. We... Read More

Christmas and Advent at St. Helen's

Advent is upon us! Listed below are our Christmas and Advent Servies: December 18th, 24th and 25th.   Lessons and Carols 讲课与圣歌 Sunday December 18th at 10am  12月18日(周日)早上10点 Traditional Christmas Readings and... Read More

Harry Potter and Discovering the Holy

A Lenten Program from St. Martin's If you’ve read the books, seen the movies or are looking for something different in Lent, then this is the Program series for you.  Each week in Lent, we will be exploring... Read More

Maundy Thursday

    Join us Maundy Thursday for a Community Meal and Liturgy together with St. Andrew United beginning at 5:30 pm. Read More

Good Friday

Good Friday - Liturgy at 10:00 AM Read More

Easter Day - April 16th

    Join us  Easter Day 8:30 am -Traditional Eurcharist 10:30 am -Contemporary Choral Eucharist   Read More

2nd Friday Labyrinth Walk at St. Paul's

Join us every 2nd Friday of the month for a Labyrinth Walk with recorded music from 7pm to 9pm. Door closes at 9pm so please give ample time for your walk. The is a FREE event.       Read More


Welcome to the blog of the Diocese of New Westminster delegation to 41st General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada in Richmond Hill, Ontario! Read More

Things are heating up

A look at the weather forecast in Richmond Hill, ON sees things heating up! A heat warning is in effect for the area. While the Sheraton Hotel venue is air conditioned, it will make for some pretty toasty lunch time... Read More

On our way!

Hello from YVR. 4am comes very early,  but I'm finally getting excited about General Synod. For a while, I felt quite stressed about all that is at stake at this Synod.  But now as I sit at gate (lucky!) B13, I... Read More

Youth Delegate, Abby Cline's first day at General Synod

[written by our amazing youth delegate, Abby Cline]As a youth delegate, I had to arrive for Synod one day earlier than the other delegates. We had a meeting that started today at 3pm and went until 8:30pm. The... Read More

Committees of GS meet

Although the orientation and first official General Synod business doesn't begin until later this evening/tomorrow (July 7 and 8), the Committees of General Synod have been meeting the morning of July 7. These... Read More


Bit of a feature in the AJ regarding my new word! Photo: GS orientation session Read More

Day 1 overview

[written by Rob Dickson - lay delegate]Greetings from Richmond Hill (Diocese of Toronto)!The delegation from Diocese of New Westminster have all arrived here at General Synod, including Bishop Melissa, Dean Peter,... Read More

Day II -- as observed by The Ven Douglas Fenton

Day II -- as observed by The Ven Douglas Fenton It was hard to believe that the clock was correct.  It felt like it was well before a civilized time for even someone with insomnia to be getting out of bed:  4:30... Read More

Provincial Caucuses elect CoGS reps

It has been a long haul today, and we apologize for the lack of many updates as we spend our time engaging with the many meetings, conversations, and sessions from 8am-9pm and beyond.  These are long but fulfilling... Read More

"Indigenous Peoples Sunday" Eucharist

Today we focus on Indigenous Peoples of the Anglican Church of Canada, the Doctrine of Discovery, and the TRC. While Cameron will give you a full report later, I thought you might like to see the procession of the... Read More

Residential Schools Teaching Tool

In 2014 the diocese partnered with the Interfaith Institute for Justice Peace and Social Movements to produce an accessible teaching tool on the ways that Indian Residentail Schools impact the children and... Read More

Raising the Reconciliation Pole

Indigenous and non-Indigenous Anglicans from all over the diocese were present at UBC on Saturday April 1 to witness the raising of a 17 metre reconciliation pole carved from a 800 year old cedar. by Kenny Pierce... Read More

Halloween at St. Mary's a major success!

Trick or treating at St. Mary’s, Kerrisdale is an annual tradition in the Kerrisdale neighbourhood. For the past five years, St. Mary’s has set up a tent out front of the Church and given out candy and hot... Read More